The table below looks at the statistics for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Migration
Rank 18 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Migration 4 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.96% 10.06% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 12.70% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 3
Average daily rate £450 £443 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +26.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year
- -0.65%
Migration
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84 126 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 83.17% 79.25% 82.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 114 92
Average daily rate £373 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £509 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Migration across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Migration
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Migration across the Halifax region.

Migration Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Migration
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Migration across the Halifax region.

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Migration also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Migration.

1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (45.00%) Banking
3 6 (30.00%) Retail
3 6 (30.00%) Credit Risk
3 6 (30.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 6 (30.00%) SAS
4 5 (25.00%) Unix
4 5 (25.00%) AIX
4 5 (25.00%) ETL
4 5 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 5 (25.00%) Retail Banking
5 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) OLAP
5 4 (20.00%) MS Project
5 4 (20.00%) Coaching
5 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (15.00%) Time Sharing Option
6 3 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (15.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) SSL
6 3 (15.00%) IBM
6 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) zOS
6 3 (15.00%) CICS
6 3 (15.00%) Tivoli

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Migration also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Migration. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (30.00%) SAS
2 3 (15.00%) CICS
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (20.00%) OLAP
2 4 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (10.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Banking
3 6 (30.00%) Retail
4 5 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
1 7 (35.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Implementation Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Implementation Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Project Implementation Manager
2 3 (15.00%) SAS Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Credit Risk Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Mainframe Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Migration Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) HR Manager
4 1 (5.00%) ITSM Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) ISPF
2 2 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Credit Risk
2 5 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.00%) VSAM
5 1 (5.00%) AS400
5 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) AIX
1 5 (25.00%) Unix
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) ETL
3 4 (20.00%) Coaching
3 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) ETL Development
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Defect Management
6 1 (5.00%) ITSM
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
6 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) APMP
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) RACF
1 3 (15.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) OMEGAMON
1 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) SAP